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Louisbourg

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

On Cape Breton Island was the keystone of 18th‐cent. French strategy in the North Atlantic. Massive fortifications were commenced in 1719–20, and completed shortly before a British and...

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Louisbourg Siege

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 123 words.

also Louisburg the besieging of Louisbourg fortress at Cape Breton Island in 1745. It was a response to the

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Louisbourg Siege

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

ˈlōōisˌbǝrg ˈsēj

also Louisburg the besieging of Louisbourg fortress at Cape Breton Island in 1745. It was a response to the renewed Anglo-French War in 1744 and included 4,000 New...

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Louisbourg Siege (1745)

Ian K. Steele.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 220 words.

(1745).

The French commander of Louisbourg fortress at the entrance to the St. Lawrence River launched the renewed

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Louisbourg, siege of (1758)

Toby McLeod.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 119 words.

Situated on Cape Breton Island, the fortress of Louisbourg protected access to French Canada, via the great waterway of the

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siege of Louisbourg

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

(1758).

Situated on Cape Breton Island, the fortress of Louisbourg protected access to French Canada, via the great waterway of the St Lawrence river. It was the most formidable...

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. Louisbourg, 1745–1746

Douglas Edward Leach.

in Roots of Conflict

January 1986; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5270 words.

This chapter discusses the period when France entered the War of the 1740s as an ally of Spain. French and Indian raiding parties again threatened the exposed northern frontier of New...

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Louisbourg

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

On Cape Breton Island was the keystone of 18th‐cent. French strategy in the North Atlantic. Massive fortifications were commenced in 1719–20, and completed shortly before a British and...

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Louisbourg

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 58 words.

on *Cape Breton Island was the keystone of 18th‐cent. French strategy in the North Atlantic. Massive fortifications were commenced

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Louisbourg

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 58 words.

on *Cape Breton Island was the keystone of 18th‐cent. French strategy in the North Atlantic. Massive fortifications were commenced in ...

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Louisbourg

Ged Martin.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 100 words.

on *Cape Breton Island was the keystone of 18th-cent. French strategy in the North Atlantic. Massive fortifications were commenced in

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Louisbourg

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 101 words.

on *Cape Breton Island was the keystone of 18th-cent. French strategy in the North Atlantic. Massive fortifications were commenced

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Louisbourg

Kenneth Donovan.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 760 words.

When the Treaty of Utrecht (1713) established British control of mainland Nova Scotia and confirmed British title to

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Louisbourg (Nova Scotia/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

Founded in 1713 by French settlers and named after Louis XIV the Sun King.

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Louisbourg (Nova Scotia/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 20 words.

Founded in 1713 by French settlers and named after Louis XIV the Sun King.

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Louisbourg (Nova Scotia/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

Louisburg

Founded in 1713 by French settlers and named after Louis XIV the Sun King.

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Ode Addressed to the Late Gen. Wolfe: written after the Reduction of Louisbourg

Tobias Smollett.

Edited by Byron Gassman and O. M. Brack.

in The Works of Tobias Smollett: Poems, Plays, and The Briton

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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A. J. B. Johnston. Control and Order in French Colonial Louisbourg, 1713–1758. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. 2001. Pp. xlv, 346. $54.95

Geoffrey Plank.

in The American Historical Review

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 0 words.

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Control and Order in French Colonial Louis-bourg, 1713–1758. By A. J. B. Johnston. (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2001. xlvi, 346 pp. $54.95, ISBN 0-87013-570-8.)

Luca Codignola.

in Journal of American History

September 2002; p ublished online September 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 533 words.

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